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For instance, Takabayashi et al. (1995) found that only the 1st through the 4th instar larvae of Pseudaletia separata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) induced a significant production of volatiles in maize. , 1995). However, no such specificity was found for the interaction between maize plants, larvae of S. , 2003). Other examples of specificity show that different herbivore species cause different reactions in a plant. , 1998). A very distinct difference occurs in the ratios among typical green leaf volatiles released by plants damaged by either Spodoptera frugiperda or S.